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Vanity Poems | Examples of Vanity Poetry

Vanity Poems. Below are examples of poems about vanity. This list of vanity poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of vanity poetry. This list of works about vanity is an excellent resource for examples on how to write vanity poems.

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List of Vanity Poems

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Framing Godless Humble Ideology matthew harris Elegiac Lyric vanity, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem Envy Michelle Faulkner Enclosed Rhyme longing, poems, vanity, writing,
Premium Member Poem With The Fleece Torn From A Fallen Suitor's Heart Robert Lindley Rhyme vanity, betrayal, dark, judgement, lost
Premium Member Poem The Dilettante Diaries - Pouring Champagne on a Hot Wind and Lighting the Bonfires of the Vanity Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse vanity, abuse, children, home, political,
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Premium Member Poem DETERMINED Line Gauthier Senryu vanity, angst, anxiety, emotions, grief,
Premium Member Poem CHANDELIERS Line Gauthier Senryu vanity, dream, fantasy, future, hope,
Premium Member Poem AIRBRUSHING Line Gauthier Senryu art, fantasy, vanity,
Premium Member Poem WHITE Line Gauthier Senryu fantasy, fun, uplifting, vanity,
Premium Member Poem THE AGE Line Gauthier Senryu vanity, age, confidence, perspective, uplifting,
Premium Member Poem Lady Jennifer Trent Sandison Jumbo Epitaph bereavement, death, vanity,

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IN A SEA
by Line Gauthier


in a sea
of beauty queens
a dime a dozen



posted on September 14, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, beauty, character, fashion, surreal,

The Liar
by Carissa Marie
The lies connect us all.
We are entangled in their web:
Our bodies pierced,
     Bleeding,
Dripping crimson over the strings
Which ensnare our neighbors.
We drink,
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, angst, muse, religion, sensual,

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PRETTY IN PINK
by Line Gauthier


Fancy feast
In my own china dish
How I love to be finicky
Wearing nothing but
My pretty pink rhinestone collar
As I tiptoe across the room
Slinky and sleek
Parade with...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, cat, fashion, life, perspective,

Resurrection
by Nick Trim
(Chorus)
You think you've got swagger but really you hobble,
you've got the jet lagger and you're drunk so you wobble,
don't start on me mate 'cus I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, hip hop, humorous, power,

All For You
by Kudzai Mhangwa
You will walk on only green grass, with trees and lakes in the horizon,
On straight paths with flowers blooming on the side.
The Garden of Hesperidia...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, hyperbole, i love you,

The Real You
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

THE REAL YOU

Who do you think you are, tell me.
The way you throw your weight around
a handleless hammer I see,
unstruck nails are all on the...

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Quatern | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: satire, vanity,

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Displeasure of Aorta Failure
by Freddie Robinson Jr.


Jungle club weekend tarantulas walk
with a kingly swagger
wolf man gait
Don Juan alpha moves mirror taught;
nocturnal reflections cast
over past triumphs,
speak of new burning love ...
Throbbing abstinence...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lust, pain, vanity, wisdom,

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AGING
by Line Gauthier


aging
pride
his worst enemy



posted on August 14, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, age, angst, anxiety, conflict,

DE HERALDi
by Jimmi Canada
God does time fly!

Psalms alm sslaay yya!

Doesn't it seem as if we have never been?

There was now another thing accepting us?
Like we were fluids?
Drunken fluids...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, adventure, allegory, angel, christian,

Despair
by ENOCK SANG
Children are dying due to accidents,
Bomb blasts are taking precious souls at an early time,
Too many tears shed, 
Cries, mourning, weeping and lamentations,
Who are to...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, care, child, courage, hope,

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LIV and LV
by T Wignesan
IF ever I had a country : LIV - LV

			LIV

IF ever I had even at an Event Horizon a country
And if ever I were by...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, africa, humanity, people, power,

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THE DRAMA
by Line Gauthier


the drama queen
passing through
like a hurricane


posted on August 12, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, stress, vanity, woman,

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HER FEATURES
by Line Gauthier


her features harsh
in her white gown
bridezilla



posted on August 11, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, anxiety, beauty, scary, stress,

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THE ARROGANCE
by Line Gauthier


the arrogance
of him inferring his time
was more worthy



posted on August 5, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bullying, perspective, time, vanity,

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NONCHALANCE
by Line Gauthier


nonchalance
the new order
of the day



posted on August 5, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: people, perspective, vanity,

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Kifo Sukari
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Kifo Sukari (Death Sugar)


Tamu kwa onja,
asali siagi laana busu

Sweet to taste,
honey butter curse kiss

Kifo sukari binti tamaa ... 
death sugar daughter avarice

Honey bee got sugar...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: people, perspective, vanity, wisdom,

My Man
by Cathrine Legabe
I have loved you even before i knew it
I have loved you even before the mess
I have loved you even after the flaws
I have loved...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity, anger, anxiety, appreciation, black

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FULL
by Line Gauthier


full of self-importance
prancing around
like she owns the place



posted on July 29, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: perspective, vanity, woman,

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Senryu
by Jeanne Hicks
Flawless painted face
What's behind her makeup mask
Does she even know


7/27/18
For Mick Talbot's Senryu Poetry Contest












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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, vanity,

Get into Shape
by jane Gomm
Get into Shape.

It's now or never, its time to get this flesh into shape.

No excuses, no dithering, I'm starting today, the goal is to

get into...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: vanity,